The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Briahna Gray is a columnist and senior politics editor at The Intercept. She is also an opinion columnist with a focus on progressive political messaging, as well as issues relating to identity and culture. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, Current Affairs, and The Week, among others. Her insights regarding the weaponization of identity in the contemporary political sphere can be found in the Fusion documentary “Trumpland: Kill All Normies,” as well as a variety of podcasts and online programs, including NPR, TYT, and The Real News.

Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and directs its Community-Scaled Economy Initiative, which produces research and analysis, and partners with a range of allies to design and implement policies that curb economic consolidation and strengthen community-rooted enterprise.

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Stephen Miles is the Executive Director for Win Without War, a diverse coalition of 40 member organizations formed in opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the underlying national security strategy that created them.

Jenya Cassidy directs the California Work & Family Coalition, a project of Next Generation. The Coalition is an alliance of working parents, caregivers, advocates, and union members organizing to expand and protect every Californian’s right to put their family first. Jenya leads statewide legislative campaigns, local grassroots efforts, and community outreach and education efforts around family friendly laws.

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Marcela Mulholland is a 21 year old climate organizer with Sunrise Movement. Her personal experiences with the impacts of sea level rise in her hometown, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, motivate her to fight for coastal communities everywhere that will be devastated by climate change. She is currently a senior studying Political Science and Sustainability Studies at the University of Florida.

Sean McElwee is a contributor at @thenation. Co-founder and Chief Meme Officer at @DataProgress & Exec Director, AVRNow


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